Byline: DAVID LIPKE
Tom Florio to Head Advanstar Fashion Group
In a move aimed at expanding its fashion trade show properties into new platforms and businesses, Advanstar Communications Inc. has named former Vogue publishing director Tom Florio as chief executive officer of its Advanstar Fashion Group. His first official day was Monday, which was also the kickoff of the fall MAGIC marketplace in Las Vegas.
In his new role, Florio will oversee the various MAGIC men's shows, as well as Project, WWDMAGIC, FN Platform, Sourcing at MAGIC and Pool. He reports to Joe Loggia, ceo of Advanstar Communications.
Central to Advanstar's plans is the launch …